• Tech is the Easy Part of Tech Adoption

    Author: Mei-Yen Ireland Integrated Planning and Advising for Student Success (iPASS) requires more than the implementation of technology.  Successful iPASS work utilizes technology reforms to ignite transformative change in how students experience the institution. The goal is to improve...

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  • Is Your Institution Ready for Transformative iPASS Reform?

    Author: Mei-Yen Ireland Colleges and universities across the country are increasingly looking to technology to support significant reform to their academic, career, and financial advising services so they can provide a more integrated experience for their students as well as faculty and staff....

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  • What We Learned from the JW Marriott Hotel about Student Success Efforts

    Authors: Ana Borray and John Grant   Ana: Last month, I attended the SXSWedu conference. A fantastic and motivating event that was buzzing with educators, technology start-up talent, students, and just about everyone passionate about education. Several great sessions focused on the iPASS...

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  • Reflections on Communicating a Vision for iPASS Reforms

    Author: Karen A. Stout   iPASS as the Great Integrator In 2006, while I was president of Montgomery County Community College, MCCC joined the Achieving the Dream network. For several years, the college implemented excellent student success work in a lot of spaces. However, the work we...

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  • Behind the Scenes of the 2016 Higher Ed NMC Horizon Report

    Trends, challenges, and new technologies: you may have seen the headlines from the NMC Horizon Report > 2016 Higher Education Edition: These are the influences that are pushing, pulling, and shaping technology adoption related to teaching, learning, and creative inquiry in higher...

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  • Postsecondary Trending Now: Time + Talent + Money = Commitment to Innovation

    We’re at the end of a three-year experiment here at EDUCAUSE. The last cohort of the Breakthrough Models Incubator (BMI) has or will be submitting their final plans for new competency-based and outcomes-based degree and certificate programs. And the last cohort of Breakthrough Models Academy...

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  • Improved Planning and Advising Help Students Succeed

    Author: Celeste Schwartz Montgomery County Community College, like many institutions across the country, is always looking for ways to improve student access, success, and completion. A grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation allowed us to launch an Integrated Planning and Advising...

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  • Coaching: A New Frame for Teaching and Learning

    Isn’t it one of the most energizing experiences when different pieces of knowledge, separate conversations, and your own wonderings start to collide and connect, and bring you to an amazing new way of thinking? This is one of those moments for me. It’s a mashup of the practice of...

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  • Don’t let your next college tech initiative fail

    Author: Linda Hartford, PMP, MS/P As a CIO I understand the importance of change management. Technology departments release new tools and upgrades to existing tools on a daily basis. The success or failure of a change is totally dependent on how the change is managed. There are many components...

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  • Students, Student Success, and Student-Centered Education

    Student agency was a thread woven deeply into the fabric of SXSWedu this week. Not only was it a topic of conversation throughout the conference’s sessions and receptions, but students were there to remind us adults exactly what they are capable of accomplishing and being. Ayah Bdeir,...

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